Brock Turk, Esq.

Associate, Software and Consumer Products

Brock is a registered intellectual property attorney who joined the firm in 2018.  Brock’s technical background is in software engineering.

Brock initially worked as a software developer for academic and research organizations including University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  Brock worked on web application development, data analysis, and data management systems projects.

After graduate school, Brock continued his engineering career as a project manager/software developer for government institutions including King county (WA) and Washington state.  Brock worked on projects including personnel management, fleet management system, communication systems integration, navigation/mapping applications, and web presence projects.

Brock’s last job as an engineer was working for Microsoft Corporation.  During his employment at the fortune 500 company, Brock managed software teams developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft’s web properties.  Brock participated in web application development, data analysis, and web analytics projects.

Brock started his intellectual property career as a patent agent in 2009 after his engineering career.  Following his law school graduation, Brock became a Florida bar member in 2013 and has since been practicing as a patent attorney.  

Brock’s legal experience spans IP portfolio management including patent drafting and prosecution, trademarks, and copyrights.  Brock enjoys helping inventors and entrepreneurs achieve their IP related goals. Brock helps his clients maximize the potential of their intellectual property by providing guidance, legal counsel, as well as legal products needed to secure and protect clients’ intellectual property.  A large number of clients including solo inventors, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and fortune 500 companies have successfully worked with Brock to secure patent, trademark, and copyright protections in a variety of areas and subject matters such as software, hardware, consumer products, and enterprise systems, among others.

Brock also has an extensive academic background that includes a bachelor’s of science degree in microbiology from University of Washington, a master’s degree in biomedical informatics from Oregon Health & Science University, another master’s degree in software engineering from Seattle University, and a J.D. from Barry University School of Law.

Education

J.D. – Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law : Barry University (Orlando, FL)
M.S. Software Engineering – Seattle University (Seattle, WA)
M.S. Biomedical Informatics – Oregon Health & Science University
B.S. Microbiology – University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

Bar Admission

Florida
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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